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Our retro Magnetic Scotty Dog sets are just like the one you found in grandma's heat vent, except ours have both dogs, and they aren't all gunky and covered with fossilized cereal and melted crayolas. Just $2.99 or less in quantity; Much less for resale. Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2010 at Restless Mouse Notes
Sometimes you just like to talk to a human before you order something. Failing that, I will talk to you. We have two primary phone numbers, my cellphone (425) 343-6750, and if you are on a toll plan for your long distance, use our toll free number 1-800-948-5785 - It... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2010 at Restless Mouse Notes
This is the official ( Authorized by my wife! And she hardly ever authorizes anything! ) "back office" blog. Here, we will; A. Answer your questions about the products at our discount retro novelty site B. Post special offers and coupon codes for those retro novelties... Once in a... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2010 at Restless Mouse Notes
Snohomish County runs a free recycling program for household hazmat in South Everett. They take items such as old motor oil, bug spray, old cans of shellac and stain, etc. So people aren't tempted to try to sneak it into the regular trash stream, I guess. But they don't actually... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2010 at Crumbs In My Keyboard
Going through the File Awhile (then promote!) pile, I found I had written down this bit of good advice from somewhere: "Never desire anything you do not expect, and never expect anything you do not desire." Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2010 at Crumbs In My Keyboard
The "Muzak" that I get when I call certain work numbers at my night job is kind of out of date. Last time I called it was playing "Cast Your Fate to the Wind" (The Peanuts theme). It made me crave Dolly Madison cupcakes. Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2010 at Crumbs In My Keyboard
We were going to try finding a geocache or two today, but we seem to have done all the good Geocaches around here. We have established a few rules to prevent disappointment... No Micro-caches (What fun is a cache with no "prize"? And I can't leave a "round tuit" in... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2010 at Crumbs In My Keyboard
AWESOME 1957 Book Matches, including “Alcoholics Unanimous” and “Infernal Revenue Service”! I was born too late, now gotta live in a P.C. world – You can’t even smoke inside a bar in this state. I like to keep my lungs deteriorating at the same rate as my liver, thank you... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2010 at Crumbs In My Keyboard
It's a constant battle to keep from overloading my Android with applications. This morning I deleted the following... 3Banana (note app) - I use Evernote for that. Astro (file manager) - Not sure what use this is. Seems to put all the stuff on the phone in folders. So? Cartman... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2010 at Crumbs In My Keyboard
ALWAYS TRYING SOMETHING NEW: Last night I downloaded the free tabbed diary program, iDailyDiary, from - Of course there's a paid version, but I'm still figuring out the bells and whistles on the free version. One thing that's nice, there are lots of options for exporting a blog post.... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2010 at Crumbs In My Keyboard
Most people probably already knew, but I'm sort of dense sometimes - I was googling to determine the cost per square inch of a TV I bought, and ran across this chart at Old Screen Size (Diag., Inches) Screen Height HDTV Screen Size (Diag.) 21 12.6 26 27 16.2... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2010 at Crumbs In My Keyboard
“We learned quite quickly when we began this research that if anybody working with a dolphin assumed that the dolphin was stupid, then the dolphin would act stupid. If you went at the dolphin the way you would at a rat, and tried to get him to perform, he'd perform... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2010 at Crumbs In My Keyboard
A few months ago, I started thinking it would be cool to scan all the crud that was in my "to file" pile, and then just shred or toss it. Medical bills, receipts, kid's report cards, you know. I found a great program for the task - Benubird Pro -... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2010 at Crumbs In My Keyboard
We have been weeding out our books, I've got this little book that advises how to improve the "Feng Shui" around here. Some of it is pretty far out. It says to put a compost pile in the West part of the garden, but goes on to say. it's a... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2010 at Crumbs In My Keyboard
I sent the following missive to my sister, who has bad contact lens problems: I sure would consider glasses, or at least have some for backup. Studies show that people who wear glasses are treated better by employers and get better grades in school. They are also good for communication:... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2010 at Crumbs In My Keyboard
Sometimes guys don't think before they pop off a one-liner, to wit... Wife: "Hey! Let's go out and have a good time tonight!" Husband: "Okay! But if you get home before I do, leave the hall light on." Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2010 at Crumbs In My Keyboard
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